The application deadline for the class of 2015-2016 is February 23rd, 2015.
All applicants must:
- Meet student eligibility criteria (click here to review eligibility criteria)
- Be mentored by a Science Honors Faculty.
The Application form will is available here. The Application Consists of:
1- CWU Science Honors Research Program Application Cover Sheet, including information on McNair program.
2-Science Honors Research Proposal Summary Form
3- Research Proposal Project Description including
-Title of project,
-Goals and objectives, including a clear statement of hypothesis(es) to be tested,
-Background and Significance,
-Research Design and Methods, including methods of data analysis and interpretation,
-Dissemination Plan, and
4- Completed Budget:
Including Budget Cover Sheet, and Budget Justification
5-Animal/Human subjects clearance (only if applicable).
6- Student Academic Record
including table of science and math courses, statement of career goals and extracurricular activities, and unofficial CWU transcript.
7- Faculty Mentor(s) Material- To be emailed directly from the Mentor to the Director, with a paper copy sent directly to the COTS Dean's office (Dean Hall 130). Includes:
- Mentor Cover Sheet
- Financial support option
- Statement of mentoring experience and/or potential
- Mentoring Plan (1 page max)
- Endorsement of the student by the faculty mentor.
- CV of faculty mentor (2 page maximum)
- Explanation of request for exception (if applicable).
- Co-Mentor form, if more than one faculty will be sharing mentoring responsibilities.
All application materials must be received by 4:30 pm February 23, 2015.
-Submit an electronic version of parts 1-6 of the application (in PDF format) to the director (Linda Raubeson).
-Faculty Mentors to submit an electronic version of part 7 of the application (in PDF format) to the director (Linda Raubeson).
-A paper copy of the application must also be delivered to the COTS Dean's office (Dean Hall 130)
To download a successful example proposal click here -- although note that this is following previous application instructions and does not included explicit hypothesis and test.
2012 Science Honors Application Review Committee Members:
Audrey Huerta, Geology (Chair)
Robert Pritchett, NEHS
Joseph Lorenz, Anthropology,
Mary Poulson- Biology,
Todd Kroll- Chemistry